Here are some of the questions we get asked most often. Please use our Contact page to send us any questions about fishing or visiting St. Lawrence County that we haven't answered for you!
|Where can I buy a New York Fishing or Hunting License?||
DECALS (Department of Environmental Conservation’s Automated Licensing System) is an easy online way to obtain Fishing, Trapping and Hunting Licenses. You can also purchase them at the offices of town and county clerks throughout New York State, and at many sporting goods stores, and bait and tackle shops.
|I’m planning a fishing trip to St. Lawrence County. What are my options for lodging?||
St. Lawrence County is about the same size as the state of Delaware, so it really depends on where you plan to fish. There are lots of options around the County, including national hotel chains, Bed & Breakfasts, camping, motels that cater specifically to those that come to fish – even a castle located on one of the 1000 Islands. Click here for Lodging and Travel options to find the one that’s right for you.
|How can I help protect this great fishery?||
Anglers are encouraged to release ALL Muskellunge taken from St. Lawrence County waters. For other species, anglers are encouraged to practice selective harvest. This practice calls upon anglers to release the larger fish of any species and to keep smaller ones for eating.
Catch & Release, Selective Harvest:
|Are there other outdoor activities in the area that my family would enjoy?||
Absolutely! St. Lawrence County is an amazing place to visit (and live) for people who love the outdoors. Just a couple of ideas to feed your need for fun and fresh air:
|This is exactly the kind of place I’d love to live. Can you help connect me to available housing, jobs or a business opportunity?||
We get that a lot. From your rural respite in STLC, you can live the dream of every outdoor enthusiast – with the St. Lawrence River to our north, the Adirondack Mountains to our south, and a lot of lush countryside and small communities in between. Should you ever feel the need for city amenities, we are an easy drive to Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec.
And, for a listing of realtors, click here. They can help you find a place to purchase or with long-term stay rentals.